Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area

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Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
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Map showing the location of Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
Location of Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area in West Virginia
LocationWest Virginia, United States
Coordinates38°50′02″N 79°22′04″W / 38.83389°N 79.36778°W / 38.83389; -79.36778Coordinates: 38°50′02″N 79°22′04″W / 38.83389°N 79.36778°W / 38.83389; -79.36778
Area100,000 acres (400 km2)[1]
Elevation1,923 ft (586 m)
Established1965-09-28
OperatorMonongahela National Forest
WebsiteSpruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area

Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area is a U.S. National Recreation Area (NRA) located within the Monongahela National Forest of eastern West Virginia, USA.

The National Recreation Area protects three prominent West Virginia landmarks:

Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks NRA was established by an act of the U.S. Congress on September 28, 1965 as the first National Recreation Area in a United States National Forest. It is therefore administered by the US Forest Service rather than the National Park Service, as are most other NRAs.

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